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‘Affluenza’ Mom Accused of Violating Bond with Gun

Prosecutors say they have another reason why the court should revoke the bond of “affluenza” mom Tonya Couch, filing a motion Tuesday which alleges she possessed a gun, making this the second purported violation.

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‘Affluenza’ Mom’s Bond Could Be Revoked after Allegedly Consuming Alcohol

Prosecutors allege that “affluenza” mom Tonya Couch violated the terms of her bond last weekend by consuming alcoholic beverages. They want to re-arrest her and rewrite the conditions for her freedom while she awaits trial on felony charges of money laundering and hindering the apprehension of a felon, her son Ethan, better known as the “affluenza” teen.


‘Affluenza’ Mom Remains Free Until Money Laundering Trial

The mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch returned to a north Texas courtroom Monday morning for a hearing where it was determined she will remain free on bond while she awaits trial on a federal money laundering charge.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen May Sue Judge, Say His Attorneys

“Affluenza” teen Ethan Couch returned to a Fort Worth courtroom Tuesday with his attorneys to try to get him out of jail and recuse the presiding judge, arguing that if the teen was wrongfully incarcerated he could sue.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Now Wants a New Judge

The attorneys for “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch filed a motion to remove the judge who sent their client to jail. This follows the legal team’s recent court filing to spring their client out of custody.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Will Transfer to Adult Court, Stays in Jail

A Texas juvenile judge decided the fate of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch on Friday morning by ordering the transfer the juvenile probation case into the adult court system. The change will take effect upon Couch’s 19th birthday. Until then, Couch will remain behind bars.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Not Coddled in Adult Jail, Says Texas Sheriff

A North Texas Sheriff dispelled any notions that “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch was coddled or living any kind of charmed life behind bars less than a week after authorities quietly moved the 18-year-old from a Fort Worth juvenile detention facility to an adult jail.

Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson talks with reporters after Tonya Couch, mother of Ethan Couch, appeared before state District Judge Wayne Salvant on Jan. 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

‘Affluenza’ Teen Quietly Moved to Adult Jail

North Texas officials quietly transferred “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, 18, from a Fort Worth juvenile detention facility to an adult jail in a surprise move on Friday. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson likened the situation to Couch having a “different landlord” because the case remains under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court system, for now.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen Almost Got Away With It

Tarrant County officials, the families of the victims, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) expressed concern, even outrage, that “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, who has fought his extradition to the U.S., might beat the system and remain in Mexico but, as it looks now, he only almost got away with it.


‘Affluenza’ Teen Probation Hearing On Hold

The probation hearing for “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, 18, began in North Texas on Tuesday, January 19 only to be delayed because neither of Couch’s parents were formally notified of the hearing.

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MADD Petitions Court to Try ‘Affluenza’ Teen as an Adult

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced they will deliver a signed petition to the juvenile court hearing held in Fort Worth on Tuesday where a judge will determine whether “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch’s case stays in juvenile court or gets transferred into the adult court system.


‘Affluenza’ Mom Released from Jail on Reduced $75K Bond

Tonya Couch, the mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, was released from the Tarrant County Jail Tuesday morning after posting a reduced bond of $75,000. Originally, that bond was $1,000,000. Judge Wayne Salvant reduced her $1 million bond to $75,000.

Tonya Couch, bottom center, the mother of a Texas teen who used an "affluenza" defense in a drunken wreck, leaves Tarrant County Jail, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. She is to be fitted with a GPS monitor before release. A judge decreased Couch's bond Monday from $1 …

‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Mom Arraigned in Texas

Friday morning, Tonya Couch, mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, was arraigned in a Fort Worth courtroom on the charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon, her son.

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‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Mom Charged with Felony, Lawyers Say She Did Nothing Wrong

Tonya Couch, the mother of fugitive “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, was formally charged with allegedly hindering the apprehension of her son, yet her attorneys insist she did not do anything wrong, breaking no Texas laws. Breitbart Texas reported the charge, a third-degree felony, carries a 2-10 year prison sentence. Her bail was set at $1 million. The charge stems from Couch purportedly helping her son flee the country to Mexico.

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